Esten Hurtle

Journalist turned developer. Twitter engineer. I like making things and telling stories.


Star Trek and the shiny, boring future

Futurism is dead in cinema, and tech companies can’t save it


Walking out of the new Star Trek, a friend of mine told me he wished the movie made an effort to show off what the future of today could look like, rather than the future of the ‘70s. I stopped for a second and realized that when you take out all the space…


Star Trek and the shiny, boring future

Futurism is dead in cinema, and tech companies can’t save it


Walking out of the new Star Trek, a friend of mine told me he wished the movie made an effort to show off what the future of today could look like, rather than the future of the ‘70s. I stopped for a second and realized that when you take out all the space…